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Follow up icd-10 code

Tammy Posted Thu 03rd of December, 2015 07:56:59 AM

Patient came in for a TCM follow up he had hernia surgery. Provider gave it J91.8 dx code but it is a manifiestation code. I am trying to find an encounter to follow up surgery Icd-10 code. what would you recommend. thanks!

SuperCoder Answered Fri 04th of December, 2015 02:22:13 AM

Thanks for your query,

You can use ICD-10 Z09 for encounter for surgical followup.

"Report the diagnosis(es) for the conditions that require TCM services. Typically, these will be the conditions that the patient had at the time of discharge, which represents the start of TCM."

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